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Black ink in a test print, black ink printing with many gaps, which worsened with each cleaning cycle. replaced cartridge, results worse than before. now only getting few lines and no writing at top of page. thanks for any help

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  • bandit4 Nov 03, 2007

    followed above solution thru black start key, page printed with no ink, now can't get out of maintence mode with 4 lights flashing. Any more suggestions?

    Thanks so much for the comeback.

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You could try flushing it with gen brother inks but more than likely you machine head is blocked and need replacement, very common and I'm sorry to say costly.

There is no easy fix for these heads on this machine, the only slight chance you have is to do a flush of the lines and head with good ink. To get to Maintenence mode you need to enter menu * 2 8 6 4 via keypad real quick, when you have done it correctly with speed, Maintence mode will display. enter in 76 arrow across to black then press 3 to select power purge then press the black start key.
This will use 1/3 of a ink and more times than not you will need to change head, but rather than that buy a new printer.

Brother inks contain additives that clean the lines and help stop blocking.

Posted on Nov 03, 2007

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    Soulvisitor Nov 03, 2007

    99 exit maintence mode

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